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Error 09 on Whirlpool and water valve not shutting off

My Whirlpool had an error 09 and the water would not stop pouring into the washer. Afraid of a flood, we did a series of unplugging and plugging that seemed to reset it and it spun my big quilt enough to dry. We checked the filter and it was clear. It's about 8 years old and has had heavy use. Is it time to replace something? It was washing sleeping bags or this quilt before with no problem.

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This sounds like a faulty water level switch. It's a diaphragm-like device with a small plastic tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level increases, so does the pressure on the air in the plastic tube and when it reaches a certain point it activates the switch to shut off the water. Make sure there is no damage to or obstructions in the plastic tube. The switch can be tested for continuity using a multimeter or ohmmeter. A lack of continuity means a faulty switch. Really sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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I have error codes E1 and F9 on my whirlpool duet washer


Duet washers use F/XX codes. I couldn't find E1 but the F/09 code is set by an overflow. To eliminate the code:
- Check for clogged/kinked drain hose
- Check wire harness connectors for pump, pressure switch, and CCU
- Check/clean pump filter
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- Check for pump failure
- Check pressure switch operation

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Whirlpool duet washer error code f h


HF indicates a fill problem. This could be no water entering the washer, an issue with the pressure switch or the flow meter.

Does any water enter the washer? Check the shut-off valves to make sure that they are open. If water enters and then exits, make sure that the drain hose outlet isn't below the water level of the washer. Check your inlet hoses; some anti-flood hoses will restrict the water flow if they detect a leak. Close the shut-off valves and take the hoses off the washer. Put the ends of the hoses into a bucket and open the shut-off valves one at a time. Replace the hoses, if they are bad. Clean the filters on both sides of the hoses (washer and shut-off valves). Make sure that the hoses aren't kinked.

If the error happens during a drain and refill sequence, check if the pump is fully emptying the washer. (The pressure switch will trigger the error if the tub has too much water in it.) You may need to clean out the drain pump filter. Also, if the flow meter sees 10.5 gallons flowing through the inlet valves and the pressure switch doesn't trip, then the error will occur.

Next, check if the solenoids for the inlet valves are opening. Check that the pressure switch tubing isn't clogged or have a pinhole leak. (You can blow through the tubing and listen for the reed switch clicking.) Similarly, check the resistance when you blow through the flow meter. It should give 300-400 Ohms when you are blowing air and 0 when not air is moving. Unplug the wiring harness and check if the error occurs with the pressure switch disconnected from the CCU.

Sometimes the error is caused by the CCU. It can fail to provide the needed voltage to open the inlet valve solenoids.

I hope this helps.

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What is the A:09 code


Code A09 means there is a problem with the water supply. Ensure your water is turned on completely, unplug the machine for 1 minute and then plug it back in. If the code persists, you should turn off the water and remove the supply lines. There is usually a filter in one end of each hose or at the water valve hookup. Ensure that the filter is clean and replace it. If you have done this and you know that you have good water flow through the supply hoses, I would suspect the water valve solenoid(s) as being defective.

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Whirlpool duet washer LF error


LF error means "Long Fill". Whirlpool uses a flow meter that detects the flow of water entering the washer. If this flow meter does not detect the correct amount of water entering the washer it will sound the LF error code. Often this repair can be made with out calling an appliance repairman and without ordering parts. Start by removing the washer fill hoses; both the cold and the hot water hoses. Check for proper water pressure from the house. To do so, turn the water on and put the hose inside the washer or a bucket.

If water pressure is good, check the water valve inlet screens. Most residential washing machines have inlet screens. The screens prevent minerals from clogging the solenoid. With the hoses removed, you can visually inspect the water inlet screens. If the water valve screens are clear the inlet valve with the screens itself will need to be replaced. To replace the water valve, remove the top of the washing machine. Three screws hold the top down. The screws that hold the top down are on the back of the top panel. Once removed the top will slide back and off. Now remove the wire harness that connects to the valve. One screw holds the valve to the washers cabinet. Removing the screw and sliding the valve over will release the valve from the back panel enabling you to complete your repair.

One last thing to check is the fill hoses. These front load washers call for a lot of water quickly. So if you have stainless steel braided flood-safe hoses, they will trip for no reason at all. Replace these flood safe hoses with more traditional hoses. If the hoses are good and you haven't found anything slowing down the flow of the water, your electronic inlet water valve is just faulty on the back of your washer and will need to be replaced because it's just not allowing water flow into the washer correctly.

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Code F1, does not stop filling, water pours out of soap tray


Are you sure it's not an F/H error?

The F/H code means the unit isn't detecting water fill at the flowmeter. The flowmeter sits just in front of the inlet valve and is attached via a hose, and off to the left of the CCU. Part link to the flow meter==> http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Flowmeter/1381535?modelNumber=GHW9250MW2
If your washer is filling ok, check the wiring from the flow meter to the control board; I've seen this harness jiggle loose and cause problems.


Read more: Whirlpool Duet / Kenmore HE3/4 Washer: F11 and FH Fault Codes ' Washer Repair ' Fixitnow.com Samurai Appliance Repair Man http://fixitnow.com/wp/2006/04/09/whirlpool-duet-kenmore-he34-washer-f11-and-fh-fault-codes/#ixzz1GVNXRInv
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Whirlpool Duet washer, during the wash cycle, get H F error code


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Thanks for using FixYa. Error code F/H means no water was detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected. If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed. It can also happen if the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash. You’ll need to Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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My Whirlpool front load washer has an error code of F-20 and will not finish the wash cycle. What is wrong and how do I correct it?


This error code indicates a water supply problem.

Are both the hot and cold water faucets turned on?
Turn on the water. Check the household faucets to see if the hot and cold water faucets are turned on. Completely open both faucets for proper fill.

NOTE: Both hot and cold water must be connected to the washer and turned on; the washer will not properly operate with only one incoming source of water.
drain_inlet_hose_wall.jpg Are the water inlet hoses kinked?
Straighten the water inlet hoses.
Are the water inlet valve screens on the washer clogged?
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Turn off the water and remove inlet hoses from the inlet valves in the back of the washer. Inside the inlet valves are screens. Remove any accumulated film or particles from the screens. Reinstall hoses, turn on water, and check for leaks. See the Installation Instructions for details; find them by entering your model number in the search tool below.
fl_hot_cold_back_of_washer.jpg Is the water pressure less than 10 psi?
If the water pressure is too low, the washer may not properly operate. To find out your exact pounds-per-square-inch (psi) value, contact your local water utility company.

Are you using HE High Efficiency detergent?
Use only HE High Efficiency detergent. Using non-HE detergent, or more than the manufacturer's recommended amount of detergent, can cause excessive suds. The excess suds can prevent the washer from detecting the incoming water.

Concentrated detergents labeled 2x and higher will require a small amount of detergent based on load size. Always follow the manufacturer's recommendations.
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Are you using flood-preventing inlet hoses that can shut off the water to the washer?

These hoses have a valve inside that will close if the water pressure is higher than two gallons per minute; this will shut off the water to the washer. If one of these hoses becomes loose, the water flow through the hose will increase and close the valve inside the hose, which will shut off water to the washer to prevent a possible leak or flood. If the hose is not loose, try taking the hoses back to the store for a replacement set.

To remove the error display, press Pause/Cancel twice.
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  1. Unplug the washer or disconnect the power for one minute.
  2. Plug in the washer or reconnect the power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTES:
  • On some washers, when the washer is started for the first time after this error code, it will begin to drain. You will not be able to pause or cancel the cycle for about 8 minutes while it drains. This is normal.
  • If the error remains on the display, and all of the other conditions above have been checked, call for service.
NOTE:The above article dircty from whirlpool customer help site.

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